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UNCLAS BANGKOK 003331

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STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA CHRISTY, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG THAI - INTERNATIONAL OFFICER INTELLIGENCE,
CAPTAINS CAREER COMMON CCORPS AND INTELLIGENCE CAPTAINS CAREER, FORT
HUACHUCA, ARIZONA, DECEMBER 08, 2008 - JUNE 16, 2009

REF: A. JUSMAG THAI MEMO DATED NOVEMBER 04, 2008
B. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. (U) This is an action request for human rights verification
required by the Leahy Amendment; see Para. 2.

2. (U) JUSMAG THAI has requested that the Embassy/State Department
complete human rights vetting request for individual listed below,
which has been selected to attend the course scheduled below.
Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this time of
gross violations of human rights by this officer. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Melissa G. Carlson, is the verifying officer for
the Embassy/Department of State.

JUSMAG THAI, International Officer Intelligence, Captains Career
Common Corps and Intelligence Captains Career, Fort Huachuca,
Arizona, December 08, 2008 - June 16, 2009.

Participant:

Name: Sothon Ruksasup
DPOB: October 21, 1978, Suratthani, Thailand
Title: Captain
Unit: Directorate of Intelligence, Royal Thai Army.

JOHN

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